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Space and Volume

Space and Volume

Author: Aleisha Olson
Description:

This lesson will explore how artists depict space and volume in works of art.

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Tutorial

This tutorial explores how artists depict space and volume in two-dimensional works of art.

Citations

Image of Breakfast, Willem Claeszoon Heda, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Heda_ontbijt_met_krab.jpg; Image of Escaping Criticism, Pere Borrel del Caso, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Escaping_criticism-by_pere_borrel_del_caso.png; Image of the Soldier and His Wife, Daniel Hopfer, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Soldier_and_his_Wife.jpg; Image of the Hundred Guilder Print, Rembrandt van Rijn, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rembrandt_The_Hundred_Guilder_Print.jpg

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Modeling (2- D)

    The use of line and shadow to create the illusion of roundness and depth.

  • Hatching

    The use of parallel straight lines, particularly in printmaking and drawing, to indicate shadow and depth.

  • Cross- hatching

    The use of lines that cross over, particularly in printmaking and drawing, to indicate shadow and depth.

  • Negative space

    The space between two objects.